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Girls Elementary Program

2019-20 School Year Registration
Registration for the 2019-20 school year will be done by appointment with the Director of Elementary Programs, Natalie Duarte.

Download the Printable Registration Forms and Fee Table and Payment Plan. For more information regarding registration, check out our FAQ Sheet.

We are currently full at Love (Formerly known as Haight) and Maya schools. There is limited space for Franklin, Nea, Paden, and Ruby Bridges schools. Please contact Director of Elementary Programs Natalie Duarte with further questions, to be placed on the wait list, or to make your registration appointment.

Summer Camp

Every summer promises to be a fun-filled experience! Summer camp will run for eight weeks beginning on Monday, June 17th through Friday, August 9th. Please note, all weeks for summer are full. To be placed on the wait list, please contact Director of Elementary Programs Natalie Duarte.

Download the 2019 Summer Camp Brochure, Registration Forms, and Field Trip Calendar. When completing the registration forms electronically, please save them to your computer prior to entering the information.

Teen Program 2018-2019

Eureka! is a national, five-year program created by Girls Inc. to encourage girls to explore career paths in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Enrollment into the program is open every other year to rising eighth and ninth grade girls. The program consists of four weeks of intensive programming during the summer (years 1-5) and additional sessions throughout the school year.

The next enrollment period will be in January, 2021. To learn more, download the Eureka! Program brochure. For more information, please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino-Lew.

Passport to Success
Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of six workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. For more information, download the Passport to Success pamphlet and registration forms.

Please contact Director of Teen Programs, Maria Tijerino-Lew with any questions.

Alameda Island Kids

Alameda Island Kids logoAlameda Island Kids is a service provided by Girls Incorporated of the Island City since 1981. We provide state licensed, on-site child care specially designed to care for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade at five elementary schools in Alameda. Currently the service is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, and Otis Elementary Schools. At each school site, we maintain safe, quality centers while adhering to the required school-age ratio of 14 children to 1 adult. We have early pick-up for children in all grades, K-5th, on days with AUSD early release times, including during the first three weeks of the school year. For more information, visit our Alameda Island Kids page.

Enrollment for 2019-2020
In-person enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year will begin on April 15, 2019. Packets will be available at all Alameda Island Kids school sites during the enrollment period. For more information, download the 2019-2020 Enrollment Schedule. For your convenience, you may also download the AIK Enrollment Packet.

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Women Who Dare

Thanks to the generous and enthusiastic support of our sponsors, attendees, donors, and volunteers, we had an incredibly empowering and inspirational 20th Anniversary Women Who Dare Gala at the beautiful Oakland Scottish Rite Center on February 9th, 2019.

Congratulations to the exceptional girls and women who thoroughly impressed and inspired us with their amazing presentations and speeches. They truly exemplify strong, smart, and bold!

Women Who Dare Awardees: Dolores Huerta, Supervisor Wilma Chan, Dorie Guess Behrstock, Eman Khatri, Cherri N. Allison Esq., Jill Barcelona, and Joan Barcelona.

Best Foot Forward Girls: Jayla Anderson, Carmen Baker, Zola Baker, Preston Chilcott, Wren Chilcott, Abigail Cook, Cleo Friedman, Bella Lama, Ariana Marshall, Laura Marston, Jillian Rose Metzger, Emiko Takemoto, and Megumi Takemoto.

View more details and photos of the event.

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Calling all Girls Inc. of the Island City, previously known as Girls Club, ALUMNAE!

Join our Alumnae Association

We are seeking YOU, the strong, smart, and bold women who were inspired and empowered by your Girls Inc./Girls Club experience! Please join other alumnae and share your thoughts about what you want and need from an engaging ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION.

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